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AETICLE I. 



This society shall be called the Boston Art Students' 
Association, and its objects shall be: — 

First. To snpplement the academic training of the 
School of Drawing and Painting at the Museum of Fine 
Arts. 

Second, To assist its members in their artistic 
career. 

Third, To cultivate a spirit of fraternity among art 
students. 

AETICLE II. 

The Board of Government shall be a President, a 
Vice-President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and an Ex- 
ecutive Committee. This latter committee shall con- 
sist of not less than five members, and maybe increased 
as the needs of the Association demand. They shall 
be elected at the annual meeting of the Association, 
and shall hold office until their successors are chosen. 



CONSTITUTION. 



ARTICLE III. 



The President shall preside at all meetings of the 
Association and of the Board of Government. In the 
absence of the President, the Vice-President shall per- 
form his duties. If the President and the Yice- 
President shall both be absent from any meeting, the 
members present shall choose a presiding officer. The 
duty of the Secretary shall be to conduct the corre- 
spondence, keep the records, and issue the notices of 
the Association. The Treasurer shall keep the funds 
of the Association, collect all dues, pay all bills ap- 
proved by the President or Vice-President, and shall 
submit an annual report of the financial condition of 
the Association, and of all moneys received and dis- 
bursed during the year. The Executive Committee 
shall attend to such duties in connection with meetings, 
exhibitions, and other work of the Association, as are 
not specially provided for. 

AETICLE IV. 

Any person shall be eligible to membership who is, 
or has been, a student in the School of Drawing and 
Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts. IS^ames of can- 
didates for admission shall be submitted to a vote of 
the Association, after having been posted by the Sec- 
retary at least one week before the meeting. Five 
negative votes shall exclude a candidate. The votes of 
absent members shall be received on written proxies 
only. 



CONSTITUTION. 



AETICLE Y. 



This Constitution may be amended or repealed at any 
regular meeting of the Association by a three-fourths 
vote of the members present; notice of the general 
nature of such amendment or repeal having been given 
at least one mouth before. 

ARTICLE yi. 

The annual meeting for the election of officers, ad- 
mission of members, and the transaction of any other 
business that may come before the Association shall be 
held on the third Saturday in March, or such other day as 
the Board of Government may see fit to appoint. In 
addition to the annual meeting, a meeting shall be held 
on the third Saturday in November, or such other day 
as the Board of Government may see fit to appoint, at 
which members may also be admitted, and the Presi- 
dent shall be authorized to call a special meeting upon 
he written request of any five members. 

ARTICLE YII. 

Twenty members shall constitute a quorum for the 
transaction of business. 

ARTICLE VIII. 'yi^ 

Each member shall pay an entrance fee of efte-dollar, 
and a subscription of one dollar for each succeeding 
year shall be payable at or before the annual meeting. 



b CONSTITUTION. 

But the payment of twenty-five dollars shall entitle the 
member paying it to a life membership, and he shall J 
thereafter be exempt from all assessments. The sum I 
may, if preferred, be paid in annual instalments of i 
^VQ dollars. Members studying art in Europe shall 
not be assessed for their annual subscription. 1 

AETICLE IX. 

A month before the annual meeting, notice shall be 
sent to all members who shall not have paid their sub- 
scription for the previous year, and the names of those 
whose subscriptions are still unpaid shall be read at the 
annual meeting and dropped from the list of members. 
But, upon the payment of all arrears, they may be re- 
stored to membership by the Board of Government. 

ARTICLE X. 

Any member who shall be guilty of improper con- 
duct, calculated to bring the Association into disrepute, 
may be expelled from membership by a two-thirds vote 
of the members present at any regular meeting; no 
member shall be expelled, however, until he shall have 
had notice of such intention on the part of the Asso- 
ciation, and has been given an opportunity of being 
heard in his own defence. 

ARTICLE XL 

The committee in charge of the School of Drawing 
and Painting and the instructors in it shall be hon- 
orary members of this Association. 



CONSTITUTION. 



AETICLE XII. 



If the funds in the hands of the Treasurer at the 
1 close of the year, after deducting all expenses, shall 
have reached one hundred dollars, the said sura shall 
be paid to the committee in charge of the School of 
Drawing and Painting, to be used as the Association 
shall direct. 

AETICLE XIII. 

The Board of Government shall have power to fill 
any vacancies which may occur among the officers of 
the Association. 

AETICLE XIY. 

The Board of Government shall constitute a com- 
mittee of selection to w^hich all pictures contributed 
for exhibition shall be submitted, and they shall decide 
what works shall be accepted and what rejected. 

ARTICLE Xy. 

The Board of Government shall be authorized to 
make such special rules and regulations in relation to 
meetings and exhibitions as may be found necessary in 
the dischan^e of their duties. 



BY-LAWS 



SECTION I. 



Any of these By-Laws may be amended or repealed 
at any regular meeting by a majority vote. 

SECTION II. 

No work done in the regular classes in the school shall 
be shown at the exhibitions. 



OFFIOEKS. 



Mr. H. W. ABBOTT. 

Miss MARY HALLOWELL. 

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Miss ALICE TINKHAM. 

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Mr. W. M. STONE. 

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Miss EDITH M. HOWES, 

Mrs. C. M. CROCKER. 

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Miss HELEN HINDS, 
Miss LILLIAN GREENE, 
Miss JESSIE STURDIYANT, 
Mr. NEWTON MACKINTOSH, 
Mr. RALPH E. CLARKSON, 
Mr. E. C. potter, 
Mr. EDW. welch. 



LIST OF MEMBEES. 



Mr. H. W. Abbott Boston. 

Miss Annie A. Agge Salem. 

Mr. J. C. Abbott, Jr Boston. 

Mrs. Francis E. Bacon '' 

Miss L. W. Bliss 

Miss M. J. Bishop " 

Miss L. T. Bishop " 

Mr. Edward H. Barnard " 

Miss M. A. Bailey " 

Miss Ellen Bulflnch Cambridge. 

Mr. F. C. Briggs Hampton, Ya. 

Mrs. L. S. Bromwich Boston. 

Miss Alice Budlong Providence. 

Mrs. James T. Boyd Boston. 

Miss A. W. Bateman Gallisburg, 111. 

Mr. W. H. W. Bicknell ." Boston. 

Mr. F. W. Benson • Paris. 

Mrs. M. F. Bush Boston. 

Mrs. Mary Starr Blaisdell .... ... Chicopee. 

Miss M. L. Barton Boston. 

Miss A. A. Baxter " 

Miss Maria Bacon '' 

Miss L. C. Braman '« 

Miss Amy Brooks Hyde Park. 



LIST OF MEMBERS. 11 

Miss A. L. Balch Boston. 

Miss C. E. Barrage " 

Miss A. D.Blake 

Miss Hattie Blake Andover. 

Mrs. C. M. Crocker Boston. 

Miss M. E. Clapp Pomfrefc, Conn. 

Miss E. G. Cummings Cambriclgeport. 

Miss Lizzie Cheney " 

Mr. Ralph E. Clarkson Boston. 

Miss C. P. Corclner " 

Miss M. S. Coolidge . Mt. Auburn. 

Mr. Charles H. Davis Paris. 

Miss Ethel Davis Boston. 

Miss Catherine Eaton " 

Miss M. E. Emery " 

Mr. J. W. Fosdick Paris. 

Mrs. Harriet Field Boston. 

Miss Alice Frye " 

Mr. Walter C. Greenough ........ Cambridge. 

Miss Adeline Gates , . Paris. 

Mrs. L. J. Grant Salem. 

Miss C. S. Greene . Boston. 

Miss M. E. Gill Worcester. 

Miss M. W. Greenleaf . Charlestown. 

Miss Florence Gray Boston. 

Miss Lillian Greene " 

Miss M. E. Goodwin " 

Miss Emma Goodwin Brookline. 

Mr. J. M. Goodwin '' 

Miss Mary Gulliver ...» Andover. 

Mrs. E. K. Gardner Boston. 

Miss Martha Hale *' 



12 LIST OF MEMBERS. 

Miss Louise Hill Boston. 

Mr. Albert Haberstroh " 

Miss Edith M. Howes *' 

Mr. Charles Hayclen '* 

Miss S. E. Plomans " 

Miss May Hallowell Meclf ord. 

Miss Mary A. Hunting Boston. 

Miss Emma Hathaway " 

Miss Helen Hinds '* 

Miss Alice Hinds " 

Mrs. Fred M. Holland Concord. 

Miss Lois L. Howe . . . . , Cambridge. 

Miss Ma}^ Herndon Boston. 

Mrs. Frances E. Houston " 

Miss Mary E. Joslyn ......... " 

Miss Nellie F. James *' 

Mrs. H. P. Jaques Milton. 

Miss L. L. Johnson . Chestnut HiL 

Miss L. F. Kelley Boston. 

Miss Marion Keyes Lexington. 

Miss Blanche Kendall Brookline. 

Miss E. C. Kakas W. Medford. 

Miss H. T. King Abington. 

Miss Amy Littlefleld Milton. 

Miss B. H. Lyman 

Miss Laura Mar qu and New York. 

Mr. L. W. Miller Philadelphia. 

Mr. Newton Mackintosh Boston. 

Mrs. S.J. Mixter '' 

Miss Susan Mathes , • . . ** 

Miss Belle Mackintire . Melrose. 

Miss E. F. Merrill Quincy. 



LIST OF MEMBERS^ 13 

Miss S. J. Morton Quincy. 

Mrs. Richard Morgan . New Bedford. 

Miss L. H. Morse . Boston. 

Mr. A. Modlich ^' 

Mrs. A. E. Moore Chelsea. 

Miss H. F. Osborne Peabody. 

Miss Jean Oliver Lynn. 

Miss Louise Osgood Cohasset. 

Mr. H. Winthrop Peirce Revere. 

Miss Evelyn Purdie W. jSTewton. 

Miss S. G. Putnam Boston. 

Miss Sophia L. Pitman Providence. 

Miss Ada Pettes Brookline. 

Mr. E. C. Potter Boston. 

IMr. Walter Page . *' 

] Miss Carrie Pratt '' 

:i Miss E.W.Pearson " 

Miss A. C. Putnam " 

: Miss Mellie Pollard " 



Miss Edith Page " 

Miss Perkins *' 

Mrs. J. B. Richardson " 

Miss Margaret Reynolds " 

Miss Helen Radford Paris. 

Miss Georgia Ray And over. 

Mr. William B. Rutter Waltham. 

Mr. R. L. Reid Boston. 

Mr. J. J. Redmond Salem. 

Miss K. T. Raymond Boston. 

Miss L. H. Richardson '' 

Mr. E. B. Stewart Lynn. 

Miss Helena Susmann Boston. 



14 LIST OF MEMBERS. 

Miss Jennie South wick Worcester. 

Miss Sarah E. Smith Salem. 

Mr. Edward E. Simmons Paris. 

Miss Florence Starbuck Boston. 

Mr. William Stone Cambridge. 

Miss M. C. Sears . Boston. 

Mrs. Sullivan Maiden. 

Miss A. D. Slocum Boston. 

Miss Emma Small Mt. Auburn 

Mr. Alfred Smith Somerville 

Miss H. A. Swan Boston. 

Mrs. J. Lewis Stackpole 

Miss Jessie Sturdivant 

Miss Florence Sturdivant 

Miss Alice S. Tinkham 

Miss M. J. Tash 

Miss Agnes Terry No. Weymouth. 

Miss Fannie B. Townsend Boston. 

Miss K. M. Thayer Nashua. 

Miss W. L. Yarney Lynn. 

Miss Edith Weld Paris. 

Miss Agnes Williams Brookline. 

Miss A. S. Wellington '' 

Mrs. Madeline Wynne Boston. 

Miss Susan Wales Florence, Italy. 

Mr. Edward Welch Boston. 

Mrs. James White Cambridge. 

Mr. A. T. White Winchendon. 

Mr. Frederick Williams Boston. 

Miss Alice Withey Cambridge. 

Mrs. E. L. Warren. Boston. 



LIST OF MEMBERS. 



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HONORARY MEMBERS. 



Mr. Martin Brimmer Boston. 

Mr. Edward C. Cabot 

Mr. Charles G. Loring 



Mr. Charles C. Perkins .... 

;Mr. E. W. Hooper , 

Mr. Robert Peabody .... 
Mr. Frederick Crowninshield 
Mr. Otto Grundmann . . . . , 

Mr. J. F. Cole Winchester. 

Mr. John Laf arge New York. 

Mr. F. D. Millet '' 

Mr. F. H. Smith . . . .^ 

:Mr. William R. Ware 



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